Roland RP501R digital piano

88 note PHA-4 keyboard action with ivory feel and escapement

Manufacturer: Roland
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FEATURES

  • SuperNATURAL piano sound engine with 11 piano sounds and 305 other instrument voices
  • 72 preset rhythm accompaniment styles with 2 variations on each
  • 1 track record facility and 233 built in songs including piano masterpieces, exercises and scales
  • Bluetooth connectivity for iOS/Android applications
  • An ideal starter to intermediate level model
Manufacturer: Roland
Description

The Roland RP501R digital piano builds on the success of its predecessor, the RP401R by adding Bluetooth connectivity and an improved speaker system for a more realistic sound. Bluetooth enables use with iOS and Android apps for recording and digital sheet music without the need for cables. With a number of built in sounds and rhythm accompaniment styles too the new RP501R is a family friendly instrument suitable for musicians of all abilities.

Stay Inspired with Authentic Piano Sound and Expressive Feel

With onboard technology derived from our flagship digital pianos, the Roland RP501R will keep you inspired—whether you’re just starting out or you’re an experienced pianist. A sound engine powered by Roland’s SuperNATURAL technology delivers the rich, expressive tone you’d expect from a premium acoustic grand piano, while a dynamic array of built-in speakers ensures the sound fills the room (even if the compact cabinet doesn’t). As your style develops, the Ivory Feel PHA-4 keyboard responds to the nuances of your touch, while the Progressive Damper Action pedal lets you perform traditional techniques with all the feel of an acoustic pianist. When your piano sounds this good, you’ll want to play it all the time!

Sound Better and Learn Faster with 305 Tones, 72 Backing Styles, and Educational Features

Traditional pianos offer just one tone, which can be frustrating when you’re still finding your voice. While the RP501R captures the authentic sound of a traditional acoustic piano, it also offers over 300 additional sounds to help you get creative. Practice sessions are even more appealing when you factor in the onboard Rhythm feature, which lets you play along with your choice of 72 ensemble backing styles (pop, jazz, Latin, etc.) as the band follow your changes. Plus, Bluetooth MIDI and USB connectivity to your tablet or smartphone gives access to a world of great piano apps such as Roland’s Piano Partner 2, which displays internal songs as sheet music and gets your notation reading up to speed.

Travels Light, Avoids Costly Maintenance, and Allows Practice When It Suits You

Acoustic pianos can be heavy and costly to maintain, and if you want to play at night, you may be bothering other people close by. The Roland RP501R is the solution to all these problems. Weighing just 41 kg/90 lbs., it’s easily shifted by two adults, while a space-saving cabinet depth of just 432 mm/17 in. won’t swamp your home. The advanced digital sound engine will never need tuning either, saving you time and money. And if inspiration strikes at midnight, controllable volume and a headphones option will keep the neighbors happy as you lose yourself in the rich, immersive sound of the Headphones 3D Ambience effect.

Kick-Start Your Piano Journey with Practice-Friendly Features

It can be hard to stay engaged when you’re learning piano, but the Roland RP501R is full of additional features that make practice a pleasure. An onboard metronome improves your sense of timing before you assess your progress with the onboard recorder. Audio and MIDI playback (from USB memory) lets you jam along with your favorite songs as they play through the piano’s speakers, while Twin Piano mode avoids the grind of solitary practice, allowing you to play in the same key range side-by-side with a duet partner or teacher. If there’s a song you want to learn, download it to your tablet from Sheet Music Direct, or install the piaScore app for free access to 70,000+ classical music scores. By pressing the piano’s pedal, you can even turn the pages of the score on your tablet’s screen.

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Specification

88 note 'PHA-4' keyboard action with synthetic ivory keytops and escapement action
5 levels of touch sensitivity
Split the keyboard into two 'separate' instruments for side-by-side practice
Incredible SuperNATURAL sound engine with 128 note polyphony
305 high quality instrument voices including pianos, electric pianos, strings, drums and brass instruments
72 built-in rhythm accompaniment styles
Transpose the instrument and adjust the tuning for accompanying other instruments or recordings
10 levels of ambience
21 levels of brilliance
String resonance, damper resonance and key-off resonance on the acoustic piano sounds
3 track sequencer with enough memory for 10 songs
189 built in songs
Adjustable metronome for practising
3 pedals with continuous detection on the sustain and soft pedal
Stereo miniature input jack so you can plug in an MP3 player
1/4 inch output jacks (L/Mono, R)
USB to HOST for connection to a PC or Mac
USB to DEVICE port so you can save your performances to USB memory stick or upload more rhythm styles
2 x headphone sockets for silent practice with 3D ambience effect
2 x 12 watt amplifiers, with 2 x 12cm speakers

Delivery is fast and free to all UK mainland addresses. Depending on your location we will select a courier - normally TNT, UPS or a Pallet service. At Chamberlain Music we aim to deliver as quickly and safely as possible and do our best to keep you informed all the way. Delivery of digital pianos is to doorsteps however many drivers are happy to assist further although they are not contracted to do so. Your piano will be delivered boxed and will require self-assembly.

Manufacturer warranty: 2 years

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